Carrie brings 17 years of high level track and field coaching experience. Carrie is the Director of Sport Performance at Peak Energy Performance Training. Since moving to Denver in 2015, she has worked with high school and post-collegiate track and field athletes on run mechanics, weight training, and technical event coaching. She has worked extensively with two elite track clubs, including Pikes Peak Elite TC, and Team Run Eugene. Carrie has been a USA National Team coach for 3 IAAF Track and Field World Championships Teams and from 2006-09, was the personal coach for Olympic gold medalist shot putter, Adam Nelson. Carrie coached Adam to a silver medal in the 2007 IAAF World Championships, and to the farthest shot put throw in the world in 2008. Carrie also coached Chad Wright, the NCAA Champion in the men’s discus in 2012 and the Jamaican national champion in 2013 and 2014. She coached for 15 years at the NCAA Division I level, with stints at Coastal Carolina University, University of Virginia, and most recently at the University of Nebraska. She has coached 23 NCAA First Team All Americans, 4 Big Ten champions, and 9 ACC champions.
Carrie has a unique competitive background in that she has high level training and coaching experience in both endurance events and power events. She is a certified strength and conditioning coach with the NSCA and the USTFCCCA (US Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches’ Association). She is also an instructor for the USTFCCCA Track and Field Academy, where she teaches other coaches about periodized training program design, weight training, biomechanics, and event-specific technique. Carrie also is an avid rock climber.